Pacific AIDS Education & Training Center

HIV
Prevention
HIV Prevention refers to tools, interventions, and strategies taken in order to prevent transmission of HIV. Learn More
HIV Screening & Linkage to Care
HIV Screening refers to diagnosis of HIV by means of testing. After a person receives an HIV diagnosis, a referral to a health provider is what is known as Linkage to Care. Learn More
Engagement and Retention in Care helps providers to implement strategies that increase patients likelihood of getting into and remaining in care. Learn More
ART & Viral Load Suppression
Antiretroviral treatment (ART) of HIV to achieve viral load suppression is an important step in the HIV Care Continuum. Learn More
Organizational Capacity
Organizational Capacity refers to a health care organizations ability, preparedness, and capacity to offer healthcare and health care assistance services, such as program management, directing, clinic flow, and logistics, that can improve a patient’s health outcomes. Learn More

The Pacific AETC organizes its training, technical assistance, and capacity building services by topics along the HIV Care Continuum and organizational capacity. Select a point on the care continuum to explore topics on our menu of services offered by Pacific AETC.

PAETC Local Partners

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PAETC Participants
  • 31
  • 133
  • 278
  • 1,440

Number of PAETC training participants

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About Us

The Pacific AIDS Education & Training Center (Pacific AETC) is a member of a national AIDS Education & Training Center network of eight regional and two national centers, covering all 50 states as well as US Territories and Jurisdictions. Pacific AETC works to expand the number and ability of healthcare professionals and organizations in the Pacific region to provide high-quality HIV-related services to increase access to healthcare and decrease health inequities. Our Regional Office provides overall leadership and program direction and oversight for the 8 Local Partner sites in the Pacific region. The Regional Office is based at UCSF and housed within the Department of Family & Community Medicine.

Upcoming Events

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Resources

Feb 01
2023
Upcoming Webinar: ROC 4 Aging+ Webinar with Maile Karris (February 15, 2023)

Save the date for next month’s ROC 4 Aging+ webinar! Maile Karris MD Associate Professor, Divisions of Infectious Diseases UCSD Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2023 Time: 3-4pm ET | 2-3pm CT | 12-1pm PT Dr….

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Feb 01
2023
Upcoming Webinar: Live with Leadership to Commemorate National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (February 7, 2023)

Live with Leadership: A Conversation Commemorating National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day The Office of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy (OIDP) will host a one-year follow-up: Live with Leadership: A Conversation Commemorating National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day…

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Jan 25
2023
Upcoming NAHEWD Webinar: Psychedelic-assisted treatments for Substance Use Disorders and Mental Health (February 3, 2023)

Register Now for Upcoming NAHEWD Webinar The next session in NAHEWD’s Bridging HIV & SUD: Innovations in the Field webinar series, Psychedelic-assisted treatments for Substance Use Disorders and Mental Health, will be on Friday, February…

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Pacific AETC – Arizona

The presenters were very relatable. The presenters were very good in providing a lot of information in a way that was easy for the audience to remember. It was great that a binder was provided in order to take the information back with us to our work.

Cultivating Client-Centered Care, June 5, 2019, Flagstaff AZ
Pacific AETC – Bay Area, North & Central Coast

I love your programs. I get such useful tools that I continue to use on a daily basis

Trans Health Preceptorship, Pacific AETC - BANCC, January 15-17, 2020, San Francisco, CA
Pacific AETC – Central Valley & Northern Interior

I believe the most effective part of the training were the presenters, their testimony and relevant data/statistics.

Intersection of HIV, Methamphetamine, and Mental Health, Pacific AETC-CVNI, June 13, 2019, Sacramento, CA
Pacific AETC – Orange County & Inland Empire

I felt lucky and honored to hear from these HIV "heavy hitters".

HIV/AIDS on the Front Line Conference, Pacific AETC-OCIE, April 17, 2019, Irvine, CA
Pacific AETC - San Diego & Imperial

The providers are amazing, extremely knowledgeable, and very much in touch with their patients. The comprehensive approach with Pharmacy, Addiction Medicine was extremely helpful!

HIV Mini-Resident Participant, 2020, Pacific AETC-SDI, San Diego, CA
Pacific AETC - Los Angeles Area

The language used by the presenters help me be more organized, concise, and compassionate when working with individuals with HIV from various backgrounds.

Coping with Hope: Social Justice and HIV in the Time of COVID-19, June 23-25, 2020, Los Angeles, CA
Pacific AETC - Hawai`i & US-Affiliated Pacific Islands

We learned not only about HIV but were able to develop public health and leadership skills through Pacific AETC-Hawai`i education, training and mentorship

Pacific AETC-Hawai’i Participant, American Samoa
Pacific AETC - Nevada

Content and presentation by the facilitators was consistently high quality and engaging…I felt challenged and consistently drawn into the exercises and presentations had my full attention due to the way in which they were conducted. Thanks a lot!!!

Pacific AETC - Nevada participant, Autumn Update, November 2-3, 2019, Incline Village, NV.
HIV Prevalence
  • No Data
  • 0-31
  • 32-133
  • 134-278
  • 279-1,440
  • 1,441+

Number of persons living with HIV, 2018

From AIDSVu 2018

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Syphilis Prevalence
  • 1
  • 5
  • 18
  • 92

Number of syphilis cases, 2018

From CDC 2018

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Chlamydia Prevalence
  • 62
  • 222
  • 852
  • 3,029

Number of chlamydia cases, 2018

From CDC 2018

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Uninsured
  • 1,936
  • 6,058
  • 16,876
  • 52,302

Number of ininsured persons, 2017

From CDC 2017

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Healthcare Provider Shortage Areas
  • No Data
  • 12
  • 14
  • 16
  • 17

HPSA Score (higher number indicates greater need)

From HRSA 2020

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